Choosing the right accommodation in Venice is essential so that you can enjoy in full the beauty and unique charm of this timeless, world famous city. What better way to do this than by choosing an apartment in the San Marco area, known as the “jewel” of Venice because it is small and precious?
Choosing to rent an apartment in this part of Venice will transform your stay into a dream holiday. You will be just a short distance from Piazza San Marco, one of the most beautiful and famous piazzas in the world, surrounded by unrivalled architectural beauty and centuries-long history.
During your holiday in Venice, you will be able to savour the city’s magic, mingling with Venetians, sitting at one of the renowned, historic cafés to be found in Piazza San Marco, observing the life of the piazza at the same time as listening to the most famous arias of classical music.
Staying in one of the apartments located in this area will make your holiday an unforgettable experience, a veritable journey through the history and art of this wonderful city. You will be a mere stone’s throw from the most famous monuments of Venice such as St. Mark’s imposing Campanile (bell tower), the Doge’s Palace, the Clock Tower or the famous Basilica of St. Mark’s.
You will be able to cross the Bridge of Sighs (or of prisons) which is located behind Piazza San Marco, a memorable and romantic experience and you will be able to live like a true Venetian in this enchanting city which has always acted as a magnet to people from all over the world wishing to explore it.
Renting an apartment in San Marco and spending your holiday in Venice’s historic centre means you can visit many other monuments and places of major historical and artistic importance located in the area. A visit to the famous Gran Teatro La Fenice, one of the most beautiful and picturesque opera houses in the world, is a must. It is where you will hear works of some of the most brilliant classical composers including Verdi, Rossini and Donizetti. The opera house has twice been destroyed and rebuilt from its ashes just as legend tells the story of the phoenix.
Some of the most important places in Venice can be found a short distance from the famous Piazza San Marco: Palazzo Grassi on the Grand Canal, the home to numerous art exhibitions (including one for all of Pinault’s works); the magnificent churches of San Moisè, Santo Stefano and San Zaccaria; and the Correr Museum, which has works by Bellini and Canova. Shopping enthusiasts can reach the two famous shopping streets, Calle Larga XXII Marzo and Mercerie, in a few minutes.
Our selection of holiday apartments in the San Marco area of Venice awaits you for a magical stay in the most beautiful place in the world.